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How common is pericarditis?

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Dr. Andrew Kaplan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Not terribly common

Pericarditis is frequently caused by a virus.
Sometimes it is the result of trauma or a heart attack. It can be very painful. It is often treated with antiinflammatory drugs.

In brief: Not terribly common

Pericarditis is frequently caused by a virus.
Sometimes it is the result of trauma or a heart attack. It can be very painful. It is often treated with antiinflammatory drugs.
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
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Dr. Rodolfo Farhy
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Pericarditis

It is a common condition.
It is sometimes difficult to diagnosed if it is mild. We often suspect but cannot confirm it is pericarditis. The confirmed cases are usually those more severe.

In brief: Pericarditis

It is a common condition.
It is sometimes difficult to diagnosed if it is mild. We often suspect but cannot confirm it is pericarditis. The confirmed cases are usually those more severe.
Dr. Rodolfo Farhy
Dr. Rodolfo Farhy
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